- Jul 12, 2020
Ronnie O’Brien, a Catholic from Nebraska, has spent the past seventeen years working with Deb Echo-Hawk, Keeper of the Seeds for the Pawnee Nation in Oklahoma, on a project close to the heart of both women: Bringing back the Pawnee’s sacred ancestral corn from the brink of extinction.
The native peoples of the Laguna community in New Mexico are a “living example” of perseverance in faith, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori said Oct. 12 during a Mass at a historic 320-year-old mission church that is part of the Laguna Pueblo.
The rosary walk at a new shrine to be built in the Gallup Diocese to honor St. Kateri Tekakwitha “will imitate” the life and example of the Native American saint, popularly known as the “Lily of the Mohawks,” said Gallup Bishop James S. Wall.
One Catholic environmental group is looking to build off the momentum of Laudato si’ and the upcoming Synod on the Amazon.